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AVERAGEIF Function

The Excel AVERAGEIF function is used to find the average value from a range of cells that meet certain criteria.

The syntax for the AVERAGEIF function is:

=AVERAGEIF(range, criteria, [average_range])

Argument

Purpose

Range

The range of cells you want to test

Criteria

The criteria the records have to meet to be included

Average_range

The range of values to average. This is optional and if omitted the function will average the first range

The example below shows the AVERAGEIF function being used to find the average order amount by the company Carpet Kings.

Example of the AVERAGEIF function

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